coordinating conjunction

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the coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status

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a conjunction (like 'and' or 'or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents

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A case of ega used as a coordinating conjunction in current usage was shown in Example (1).
Then fix any errors using an appropriate coordinating conjunction and, if needed, a comma.
The significant feature is that Wilde has achieved this effect with the coordinating conjunction and in its chronological semanticity.
The languages in this family from which we have documentation of connected speech all contain coordinating conjunctions. Most of the forms are not cognate, however.
Of course, many people favor these commas, and as Bayparktar, Say, and Akman (1998) write, "independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction, such as and, or, but, etc., may be separated by a comma, if there is a risk of misreading" (p.
In the BTB encoding the first coordinated word is annotated as the head of the coordinating conjunction (or punctuation) and as the head of the second coordinated word.
Suarez also notes calquing of native forms to supply an equivalent for a coordinating conjunction as with Tlapanec where a construction of the form `John came with Peter' gives way to `John with/and Peter came'.
Use semicolons instead of commas to separate independent clauses that are joined by a coordinating conjunction and already contain a number of commas.
compound sentence--a sentence that contains two or more simple sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction, semicolon, or colon
coordinating conjunction + subject + verb = complete sentence And + the pork + was (a bit tough) = complete sentence
Add a comma and a coordinating conjunction to separate two independent clauses.
Chapter 3: Coordinating Conjunctions, gapping, and asyndeton
The games allowed students with a preference for sound and rhythmic patterns and manual dexterity to engage with language features like coordinating conjunctions, nouns, adjectives and pronouns.
In terms of syntax, there are three categories including (1) coordinating conjunctions, (2) subordinating conjunctions, and (3) discourse adverbials (Forbes-Riley et al.
Composition in Arabic consists of a series of parallel constructions with coordinating conjunctions, while English relies heavily on subordination, he said.
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